Darren DeVore is the Managing Partner of Broad Pine Investments, a holding company for various private equity and venture capital activities. Broad Pine maintains investments in several businesses including Terra Partners, a private investment management firm focused on logistics primarily within the FedEx Ground system. Broad Pine also maintains a significant investment in Origin Development Group, a multi-unit franchise developer that serves as a strategic growth partner for new and established franchise brands typically in the fast casual restaurant sector. Additional Broad Pine investments include ArunA Biomedical, The Carroll Organization and Puzzle Social.
Prior to the formation of Broad Pine Investments, Darren spent 14 years as a Managing Director of Artisan Partners L.P., a leading global investment management firm. While with Artisan Partners, Darren designed and implemented marketing and client strategies that grew the firm from $800 million to $65 billion in assets under management. Previously, Darren spent 13 years as Vice President at Pacific Financial Asset Management Corporation (presently known as PIMCO) where he performed various functions including launching the PIMCO subsidiary Blairlogie Capital Management, a Scottish investment firm based in Edinburgh, Scotland.
Darren earned a BBA in finance from the University of Georgia where he currently serves as a member of the Terry College of Business Dean’s Advisory Council and as an Emeritus trustee with the University of Georgia Foundation. Darren is also the founding board chairman of Mt. Bethel Christian Academy and a member of the Executive Committee for the 2017 USGA U.S. Open Championship at Erin Hills.